Get your Free IT Hurricane Survival Guide
In this free white paper, you’ll find a play-by-play guide of what to
do when a Hurricane emerges. Easy-to-follow charts, graphics, and
narratives will help you create a disaster plan capable of
withstanding the strongest of storms.
Business continuity planning must account for all hazards (both
man-made and natural disasters). Plan in advance to manage any
emergency situation. Assess the situation, use common sense and
available resources to take care of yourself, your co-workers and your
business's recovery. Carefully evaluate internal and external
operations to determine which staff members, materials, procedures and
equipment are absolutely necessary to keep the business operating.
Talk to Your People
A solid business emergency plan only works if everyone on your team
is aware of the plan and the actions they need to take.
Include people from all levels in emergency planning.
Practice the Plan
Drills and exercises will help you prepare.
Encourage your employees and their families to: Get a Kit, Make a
Plan, Be Informed.
Crisis Communication Plan
Detail how you will be in contact with employees, customers and
others during and after a disaster.
People who have experienced a disaster may have special recovery needs.
Protect Your Investment
As well as planning for an emergency, you can also take steps to
protect your company and secure your physical assets.
Policies vary, meet with your provider to review current coverage.
Prepare for extended outages during and after a disaster.
Facilities, Buildings & Plants
Take steps to secure physical assets.
Conduct a room-by-room walk-through to determine what needs to be secured.
Building Air Protection
Assess the HVAC system to improve indoor air quality.
Protect your data and information technology systems.
Move Your Critical Infrastructure
EATEL Business Data Centers
EATEL's hurricane resistant data facilities and data recovery
solutions can get you back to business quickly after disaster strikes.
Your data is worth being protected by the area’s most secure and
reliable data center.
Move your systems to a hardened facility where you know the lights
are always on and the internet is always available. Storing your
server somewhere other than a commercial data center is risky. EATEL’s
Colocation Hosting is a ﬂexible solution giving your business the
space, connectivity and security needed for your servers.
• Maintained Operational Effectiveness and Efficiency Through all
Hurricanes and Tropical Storms Since 2000
• Outside the 500 Year Flood Plain
• Roof Rated to Sustain Hurricane Force Winds
• 3,140 Square Feet of Business Continuity Space
• 3 Data Center Locations; Baton Rouge 1, Baton Rouge 2 and Shreveport